Appeals may be made regarding decisions made by the Registration Committee or Registrar. An applicant may appeal a decision of the Registration Committee or Registrar in writing specifying reasons for the appeal within 30 days of receipt of the notice of refusal.

The written appeal request should include the following:

  • Reasons specifying why the applicant feels the decision is unjustified.
  • List any errors or omissions you feel were made by the Registration Committee, or Registrar.

The request should be submitted to the Registrar at: ceoRegistrar@EngGeoMB.ca

The Registrar will forward the request and accompanying information to the Chair of the Appeal Committee within 15 business days of receipt.

Appeal Panel

The Chair of the Appeal Committee will appoint an appeal panel to hear the appeal on behalf of the Committee, within 15 days following receipt of the appeal request.

The scope of matters considered is limited to the examination of the decision to determine whether there was an error of fact, of law or of procedure in the decision which is the subject of the appeal.


Hearings are set according to requirements in The Engineering and Geoscientific Professions Act. A written notice is provided to the appellant no fewer than 30 days prior to the hearing. The appellant can attend with or without counsel. The By-laws outline requirements for oral and written submissions, and when matter may be referred back to the Registration Committee or Registrar.

The Appeal Committee will decide within 90 days of the appeal hearing. The Appeal Committee will notify the applicant in writing of the result.